Pyne’s failure to consult on higher education policy has left matters in the hands of Vice-Chancellor Michael Spence.
Christina White investigates the recent push to open up discussion on fee deregulation.
Max Chalmers profiles the evolving career of Michael Spence.
“Abolition of SSAF didn’t cripple the independence of student organisations,” says USU and SUPRA President Michael Spence
Stephen Garton spoke to Max Chalmers about what the Gonski reforms mean for the University of Sydney.
“Education Matters” was the proposed name of a speech to be given by the Dalai Lama on the importance of learning to Sydney University students on campus this June. The irony is that in light of recent events, critics are now saying the University administration is more interested in business matters than education matters. A…
Financial mismanagement, shady contracts, and executive salaries led to the purging of academic staff, reports Madeleine King.
The National Tertiary Education Union (NTEU) has taken the University of Sydney to Fair Work Australia over the decision to cut more than one hundred academic staff. The University has been asked to stop the job cuts process until the case is heard. If the hearing is successful, the University of Sydney may have to…
A joint venture between the University and the Union is required, writes Michael Spence
While universities are required to consult student organisations about how the Student Services and Amenities Fee should be spent, they have no obligation to pass any of it on to student unions, councils, or other organisations. Adam Chalmers investigates where your money might end up, amid ongoing tension between the student union and the university.